Punctuated Generosity: How Mega-events and Natural Disasters Affect Corporate Philanthropy in U.S. Communities

@article{Tilcsik2013PunctuatedGH,
  title={Punctuated Generosity: How Mega-events and Natural Disasters Affect Corporate Philanthropy in U.S. Communities},
  author={Andr{\'a}s Tilcsik and Christopher Marquis},
  journal={Harvard Business School Working Papers},
  year={2013}
}
  • András Tilcsik, Christopher Marquis
  • Published 2013
  • Sociology
  • Harvard Business School Working Papers
  • This article focuses on geographic communities as fields in which human-made and natural events occasionally disrupt the lives of organizations. We develop an institutional perspective to unpack how and why major events within communities affect organizations in the context of corporate philanthropy. To test this framework, we examine how different types of mega-events (the Olympics, the Super Bowl, political conventions) and natural disasters (such as floods and hurricanes) affected the… CONTINUE READING
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